Virtual Office Assistants

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Post your virtual assistant project on oDesk and find intelligent and organized VAs who provide sales, email, training and administrative support. You’ll find reliable freelancers who have excellent English communication skills, in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) and Google Analytics. They may have experience in basic keyword research, search engine optimization (SEO) and Internet marketing concepts, as well as CPM and PPC campaigns. They can conduct Internet research and competitor analysis, or prepare detailed PDF reports, manage your WordPress, Drupal or Joomla CMS and website content. They can also add, remove and update product listings in your eCommerce website.

A virtual assistant (VA) provides remote administrative, technical or personal support. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, professional virtual assistants can schedule appointments and meetings, help with event planning, write articles or prepare contracts and proofread business documents. They can also manage social media accounts, update social network profiles, handle personal tasks, and provide you with full-time virtual assistant services via Skype or Google Voice.

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Virtual Assistant Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of oDesk Virtual Assistant projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Virtual Assistant Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 2,329 Virtual Assistant projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

2,329

Time to Complete oDesk Virtual Assistant Jobs

Time needed to complete a Virtual Assistant project on oDesk.

Average Virtual Assistant Freelancer Feedback Score

Virtual Assistant oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.59.

4.59
Last updated: May 1, 2015
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Ahmed H.

Ahmed H. Agency Contractor

Personal / Virtual Assistant, Project Management,...

Bangladesh - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 43 - Portfolio: 28

Hey! Welcome and thanks for checking out my portfolio! I am hard working guy, internet marketer, administrative assistant, personal assistant and eCommerce professional. Whatever I do I always give 100% so no bs or excuses! Also have a keen eye for details, some international companies are reaping the benefits of my expertise! The words can't, won't and impossible are not in my vocabulary! I am who I am, I love what I do and just love being me! Here is my Portfolio: http://ssbahj.wix.com/ahmedhossain I am experienced with following areas:  Data Entry  Web Research  Photoshop  Photo Retouching  Pinterest Pinning  VA/PA  Administrative Assistant  Copy & Paste  Marketing  Project Manager  PDF Form Creation  eBay Listing  WordPress Magento Product Entry  Workflow Admin

Associated with: NafeeExpress
$15.00 /hr
1,626 hours
4.94
Nathan D.

Nathan D.

Content Management - AAS, CPT/CFT, CSN

United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 12

Nathan DeMetz provides content management services to various companies via the freelancer website oDesk. Currently engaged in ongoing projects with eBay, he focuses primarily on quality assurance. Additionally, Nathan works with content creators to help them understand and implement changes in the project processes over time, and works closely with project managers to ensure requirements and deadlines are met. Previously, Nathan worked in the hospitality industry as management, leading the better part of two-dozen employees through day-to-day activities. In this role, he also worked closely with business-to-business customers as well as the average traveler to increase guest satisfaction and increase sales. Nathan's prior management experience also includes overseeing daily activities in the lamination department of Medtec Ambulance and two stints as a receiving group leader with separate companies. Outside of his day job, Nathan operates Nathan DeMetz Personal Training, as he has a desire to help people reach their fitness and health goals, in hopes that this will lead to a better life for these people, who will in turn pay it forward.

$24.44 /hr
681 hours
5.00
William G.

William G.

Dutch Translator/SEO Expert/Virtual Assistant

United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

Native Dutch. Fluent in German and English. Delivering quality results for the following tasks: - Management and execution of multilingual translation projects.(English, Dutch, German) - Online Reputation (Social Media) and Community Management - Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Keyword Research - Webdesign and Technical Support - Management, Monitoring and Execution of Multilingual Customer Support. - Voice Work In my work I always want to give you the best results possible. I am reliable, accurate and I respect your privacy. Discrete and no questions asked. I am working with all kinds of content. I would like to build on good working relationships with professional clients based on professionalism and mutual trust.

$22.50 /hr
407 hours
4.99
Julieta Cestari

Julieta Cestari

Virtual Assistance and Translations

Argentina - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

I'm an experienced multilingual Virtual Assistant based in Argentina, but I've lived in Italy for a long time. Now I run my own business of virtual assistance and I help international clients to succeed in their projects from very diverse industries. I've worked on a variety of different projects mostly requiring project management and communication abilities. Projects: translations, marketing communication, web writing, web design, community management, online researches, team lead. Public Relations and Advertising degree from the IULM University of Milan. Languages: -Spanish -Italian -English Skills -Project Managment -Translation skills :English-Italian / English - Spanish / Italian - Spanish / Spanish - Italian -Web design -Web Communication & Marketing (Adwords, Facebook Ads) -E-learning Expert, Teacher Programs: - Ms Office (Powerpoint, Excell, Word) - Google Hangouts, Webmeeting - Webdesign (Wordpress) - Photoshop - Wordpress

$19.00 /hr
4,536 hours
5.00
Yulia Maltseva

Yulia Maltseva

Project manager, VA, Writer, Copywriter,Translator...

United States - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 15

Always excited to offer my professional help and promote your business to new quality level! I am inclined to build strong and long term relationships! Experienced in project management, translation (En-RU), original and unique writing and copywriting (Russian only), proofreading and editing Russian texts, perfect administrative support and excellent customer service! WHY ME? I provide reliable and high quality support, enhance new ideas, support to the management decisions and proactive approach to any project based on my excellent education and self development, best practice and accumulated experience! ________________________________ LEARN MORE ABOUT ME: I'm TOP RATED on odesk * 100% Job Success * only 5 STARS feedbacks * all necessary tests - more then 1,5 years as an assistant to the business founder on odesk. I has started as a VA but was promoted as project manager for publishing business. - numerous translation and copywriting projects which turned to permanent assignments behind odesk platform - I am an active and passionate blogger/vlogger http://www.yogabodylanguage.com - it can say more than any feedback! - always reliable and responsible team player ________________________________ I CAN HELP WITH: - Project management, including support of business decisions, hiring, supervising and coordination of the team members and full project management. Experienced in publishing industry. - Creation of unique content, articles, reviews, tracking news and trends, blogging and feeding social net works fb, vk, google+ etc in order to ensure awareness of the company and its services and maintain the interest and loyalty of the client. - Translation and proofreading of translations from English to Russian, research and verification of facts, dates, and statistics, using different reference sources - Proofreading/editing/correction of spelling, punctuation, syntax, grammar and clarity - As a professional yoga teacher, wellness coach and certified detox specialist I can help you achieve best results for personal effectiveness. Would be happy to provide my professional advice. ________________________________ TECHNICAL SKILLS and COMPETENCES: -Project management (extended experience in publishing industry) -Creative and business writing -Above-average editorial skills -Quick research, reading and typing skills -Customer and administrative support ________________________________ ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS and COMPETENCES: - Excellent team player - Accurate, dependable, with a great work ethic; - Possess good time management and organizational skills; - Hard working person ability to handle multiple tasks; - Quick learner; - Reliable and committed to meeting quality standards and deadlines; - Creative and proactive approach ________________________________ SOCIAL SKILLS and COMPETENCES: - Good written communication and presentation skills - Negotiating - Result- and customer oriented - High motivated ______________________________ PERSONAL INTERESTS and COMPETENCES: - non-stop self-education and self-development - Personal experience of Yoga practice over 9 years and 7 years of teaching - Active and passionate blogger/vlogger http://www.yogabodylanguage.com - Languages: Italian/English - fluent,Chinese - basic, Russian - native- Chinese arts, Chinese culture and painting - As a professional yoga teacher, wellness coach and certified detox specialist I can help you achieve best results for personal effectiveness. Would be happy to provide my professional advice.

$15.00 /hr
992 hours
5.00
Tamara Mrak

Tamara Mrak

M.S. in Public Relations and Marketing/ M.A. in Ph...

Serbia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

I have a Master’s degree in Public Relations and Marketing. Public Relations and Communication has been the focus of my work lately, the following areas in particular: • planning, developing and implementing PR strategies; • building brand awareness and establishing the brand/organization as the thought leader or individuals as the subject-matter experts; • liaising with and answering enquiries from media, individuals and other organizations; • fostering community relations; • writing and distributing press releases; • keeping track of and analyzing media coverage; • preparing and/or supervising the production of PR collateral; • maintaining and updating information on the organization’s website and managing social media presence. Having a Master's degree in Philology- Spanish and English language- I am also a foreign language teacher and a professional translator/interpreter. I have a 5-year experience in both children and adult tutoring. I have great organizational skills and I am very devoted, enterprising, responsible and hard-working. I believe in constant improvement and learning. Feel free to contact me for the following fields: - Public Relations - Social Media Optimization - Marketing - Translation - Language lessons/tutoring - Writing/ Editing/ Proofreading - Virtual Assistance

$19.00 /hr
1,486 hours
5.00
Satalda S.

Satalda S.

Virtual Professional & Expert Transcriber

Jamaica - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

I am a Virtual Professional with over 13 years of experience in the Executive, Administrative, Transcriptions, Customer Service, Public Relations, Communications, Event Management, Project Management and Marketing field. I started my career as a Public Relations and Communications Assistant with a top International Hotel. Years later I worked as a Design Sales & Services Specialist at a Call Centre, then moving to an International Tour Attraction Company as the International Marketing Officer and the Executive Assistant to the CEO. Fast forward to 2014 and I left my corporate job to open up my own Virtual Professional Business. You might wonder what empowered me to start my own Virtual Professional Business. It is quite simple, I have always dreamed of becoming my own boss. I have always desired to have flexibility in my work environment and to have exciting challenges. It was time to let my skills loose and start supporting businesses or entrepreneurs around the world that needed my zone of genius, so I could break away from a rigid work schedule. I have strong organizational and time management skills, great attention to detail and follow-through (can we say perfectionist), the ability to juggle multiple tasks and handle deadlines efficiently and to do everything with a strong sense of creativity. You will be getting efficient, accurate, thorough and dependable services from a Virtual Professional, who provides the highest quality service at reasonable prices. Your tasks will be managed skillfully and will be completed on time. All information entrusted to me will remain confidential. My aim is to be successful in everything I do which shows in my work. I always exceed my client’s expectations and I handle each client with professionalism and integrity. One quality about me that clients love is the fact that I take full responsibility for my work and errors. In building a long-term relationship with you, I learn everything I can about you and your business. I combine this with my knowledge and experience to assist you in meeting and exceeding your business and personal life goals. I am Proficient in: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher), Skype, Smartsheet, Dropbox and Basecamp. Mission: Proving world-class executive service. Personal Strengths: I am a professional who is organized, reliable, trustworthy, detail-oriented, efficient, and friendly and follow directions thoroughly. SERVICES If your tasks require a Virtual Professional- that's not a problem at all - you will have a dedicated team member on a remote basis giving you even more flexibility and further savings on cost. The following is a partial list of the services I provide. It is hard to list everything I can bring to a partnership. If it is not listed, please ask. • Virtual Assistant • Personal Concierge Service/ Lifestyle Management – PA for your personal life for time starved individuals • Transcription of Audio or Video • Trade Show Management • Event Management • Project Management • Data Entry • Customer Management • Travel Management • Appointment and Meeting Scheduling • Diary / Calendar Management • Email Management • Internet Research • General Correspondence • Editing / Proofreading • PowerPoint Presentations

$20.00 /hr
122 hours
4.92
Michele Wilcox

Michele Wilcox

Experienced Executive Assistant

United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 7

I have been an assistant for over 20 years, with more than the last decade at the Executive level of Vice Presidents, Presidents, and CEOs. I have experience in personal assisting services, such as calendar management and travel accommodations, as well as project management services, such as spreadsheet maintenance. In addition to the above, I am experienced in word processing, newsletter creation, blogging, blog maintenance, and freelance writing.

$25.00 /hr
2,012 hours
5.00
Kari Busard

Kari Busard

Professional Instructional Designer and Training F...

United States - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

The combination of my education and experience is a solid foundation for a position within Instructional Design (ID). Having completed a BS and MS in Instructional Design, I have a strong foundation of ID methodology, theory, and design principles. I have over 3 years working experience within higher education as an Instructional Designer and educator, in addition to my time learning through higher education. My roles have ranged from my work with The Center for the Application of Information Technologies at Western Illinois University as an Instructional Designer meeting with faculty and building online educational systems, to teaching undergraduate students technology within the classroom, to developing online and classroom training and professional development materials for East Carolina University Office of Grants and Contracts. I also have corporate training development experience with UnitedHealthcare and Manic Media Group, INC, based in Washington D.C.. Within those two positions I managed multiple projects and assumed a lead designer role. I was tasked with implementing best practices, solid design work, and suggesting appropriate design methods while remaining innovative. Within Instructional Design, I am a multipurpose tool. I excel at front-end analysis, developing the foundation for design and development through the ADDIE model, evaluation and measurement, and overall client relations. Furthermore, as a creative individual, I also excel at storyboarding, multimedia development, photography, and various design software programs, such as the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. I have intermediate to proficient skills with most technologies used in this fiend, to include BlackBoard, Lectora, and Camtasia. Being able to design and develop instructional materials and systems with outstanding design and visual principles, and developing full working instructional design systems that are rich with analysis and instructional design theory, I feel I am a perfect candidate for this position. Furthermore, my written and verbal communication skills are superb, and allow me to navigate a variety of conversations and situations. Having been a non-traditional student, I also understand the demands and needs of online learning students from the viewpoints of the University, the Faculty, and the student alike.

$34.00 /hr
429 hours
5.00
Pandora H.

Pandora H.

Project Management / Internet Marketing

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 7

My primary focus is offering a range of project management services to Internet Entrepreneurs and Internet Marketing Agencies. My on-site experience in high level administrative, project management, and internet marketing have allowed me to take these skills to remote clients and offer a large range of skills that are an asset to clients who need long term professional assistance. My core skills are: - Team Leadership and Management (Day-to-Day Managing, Project Tracking, Reporting, Hiring) - Digital Data Management and Organization (Solutions for Shared, Organized File Systems) - Project and Business Planning (Proposals, Budgets, Service Packages) - Marketing and Campaign Strategies (Research, Demographics, Digital Marketing Solutions) - Client and Customer Service (Email, Voice, Helpdesk) - Process and Procedure Development and Training (SOP's, Training Guides & Videos) I have a full suite of office software applications including: MS Office 2010 Adobe Creative Suite CS4 Teamviewer 9 Skype Google Drive Dropbox

$26.00 /hr
560 hours
4.98